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Beyond ISIS

The ongoing violence across the Middle East and the threat posed by the religious ideology represented by Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) should come […]

Iraq, Iraq War, Military, The WIP Talk

Rape Survivors in the Military: Invisible No More

by Alexandra Marie Daniels Arts, Culture & Media Editor “If everyone knows, it can’t be a secret.” – The Invisible War “If you could do one […]

Arts & Culture, Criminal Justice, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Military, Sexual Assault, United States, Violence Against Women

Hell and Back Again Brings Home The Psychological Devastation of War

by Alexandra Marie Daniels –USA– This week marks the 10th anniversary of the war in Afghanistan. For most of us, this is a relatively insignificant fact […]

Afghanistan, Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Mental Health, Soldiers, United States, War & Conflict

Burma Soldier, A Call for Democracy from a Silent Country

by Jessica Mosby –USA– In today’s technologically connected world, there are few places completely absent from the 24 hours a day 7 days a week international […]

Arts & Culture, Burma, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Human Rights, Political Violence, Soldiers, The World, War & Conflict

Colombia’s Government Wants a Country of Snitches

by Moira Birss – Colombia – The other day I was translating at a meeting between a U.S-based NGO director and a Colombian human rights lawyer. […]

Colombia, Feature Articles, Human Rights, Latin America, Military, Politics & Democracy

Colombia’s War: “He’s giving our country away”

by Moira Birss – Colombia – The sparse media coverage of Colombia tends only to give vague descriptions of a violent country with a thriving drug […]

Business & Economy, Colombia, Displacement, Feature Articles, Human Rights, Latin America, Military, Politics & Democracy, War & Conflict

Niger Delta Crisis: Women and Children of the Creeks Pay High Price for Nigeria’s Oil

by Remi Adeoye – Nigeria – There is stiff opposition to the proposed Niger Delta Summit slated to be held in Abuja, Nigeria. The Delta’s most […]

Africa, Human Rights, Military, Nigeria, Petroleum, Politics & Democracy, Poverty, Sexual Violence, Violence Against Women

Green Hawks in the Pentagon: the American Army Is on a Green Mission

by Eva Sohlman – Sweden – Former CIA director Jim Woolsey eagerly leans across the table in the swanky restaurant of the Carlton-Ritz Hotel in Washington, […]

Business & Economy, Energy, Feature Articles, Military, Petroleum, Politics & Democracy, Science & Technology, Technology

“Support Our Troops” Is a Fallacy and a Lie

Katharine Daniels Executive Editor, The WIP – USA – On the 29th of June The WIP posted a link to Anti-Americanism Hits New Record in Turkey […]

Feature Articles, Iraq, Laws & Legislation, Military, Politics & Democracy, Soldiers, The WIP Editorial, United States

Memorial Day Provides a Sober Reminder of the Young Lives Sacrificed to a Failing Security Strategy

By Katharine Daniels Executive Editor, The WIP – USA – On Monday we celebrated Memorial Day, a federal holiday commemorating soldiers who have died at war […]

Feature Articles, Military, The WIP Editorial, The World, United States